First-teamer Henderson highlights All-Region selections

MCC Women's Basketball
MCC's Samirah Henderson

ROCHESTER - Sophomore guard Samirah Henderson was named to the All-Region III, Division II first team after a successful 2018-19 season.

She was joined on the season-ending list by teammates Zorria West, Lyrik' Jackson, and Jamiya Eaddy. West and Jackson made the second team, and Eaddy was chosen to the third.

MCC finished the season with a record of 18-6 and advanced to the Region III, Division II semifinals.

Henderson led Monroe in scoring at 14.9 points per game. She scored in double figures 19 times, including a season-high 26 against Harford on Nov. 30.  Henderson also averaged 3.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists, and 1.0 steals per game.

Jackson was Monroe's second-leading scorer at 12.8 points per contest while also hauling down 4.6 rebounds per game. The freshman guard had a career-best 27 points in a win over Erie on Feb. 6. West, a sophomore forward, joined Jackson on the second team after averaging 11.5 points and 6.8 rebounds a game.

Eaddy rounded out Monroe's all-region selections.  The freshman point guard did a bit of everything as she averaged 10.4 points, 6.5 rebounds, 5.6 assists, and 3.7 steals per game.